Prayer for Wednesday (Beltane/Samhain)

Today is the Pagan/Wiccan holidays of Beltane (No. Hemisphere) and Samhain (So. Hemisphere.) The five day Zoroastrian festival of Ghambar Maidyozarem and the Mayan Rain Festival continue today.

If we can get to the place where we show up as our genuine selves
and let each other see who we really are,
the awe-inspiring ripple effect will change the world.
~ Terrie M. Williams

Bless, O threefold true and bountiful,
Myself, my spouse, my children.
Bless everything within my dwelling and in my possession,
Bless the kine and crops, the flocks and corn,
From Samhain Eve to Beltane Eve,
With goodly progress and gentle blessing,
From sea to sea, and every river mouth,
From wave to wave, and base of waterfall.

Be the Maiden, Mother, and Crone,
Taking possession of all to me belonging.
Be the Horned God, the Wild Spirit of the Forest,
Protecting me in truth and honor.
Satisfy my soul and shield my loved ones,
Blessing every thing and every one,
All my land and my surroundings.
Great gods who create and bring life to all, I ask for your blessings on this day of fire.

(Based on the Gaelic prayer entitled simply Am Beannachadh Bealltain [The Beltane Blessing])

This Week’s Affirmation:

“My possibilities are endless.”

(For more on Affirmations, go to my Affirmations Page.)

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